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  1. Cyberc

    Proposed tax break for FL timeshare

    Just read some interesting news in the Orlando sentinel. Basically the current legislation states that when there is an inadequate number of resale for a specific timeshare property to determine fair market value then the value is set to 50% of the original developer value. The tax in then...
  2. J

    Marriott Newport Coast - OC Tax Auction Sept '19

    Have any of you bought at timeshare at a tax auction? If so, did you hit a surprise snag? At Marriott's Newport Coast Villas there are 20 weeks that will be auctioned off this September at minimum bids of between $900 and $2,400. These sell for around $8,000-$9,000 on the secondary market...
  3. S

    Tax Registration and renting out in Hawaii

    Hi folks, i am new to this. I finally started to make plans to list my rental on booking.com. I have some booked weeks at a Wyndham resort in Kauai. Near the end of the listing process on booking.com it asks for a “Hawaii Registration Identification Number”. I have no idea what that is. I...
  4. M

    Rental Income Tax from Aruba Timeshares???

    Hello, tried to look everywhere and there is no good information on tax implications of renting timeshares in Aruba. I own several timeshares at both Marriott Aruba Ocean Club and Surf Club and I know there are many people renting their Aruba Timeshare through TUG marketplace, Redweek or any...
  5. J

    Claiming Back US Tax from the UK.

    Hi, I am a UK citizen and we own a timeshare in Las Vegas. For the last two years I have rented the timeshare out through my resort who take 38% commission and also say: "In order to place your unit up for rent you have to be a US citizen with a US Social Security number for tax purposes. If...